Year Four Courses

ORTHO 731 - Pediatric Orthopaedics Acting Internship

 

Credits: 5

 

Program Directors:

  • Dr. Edward Fox

 

Administrative Coordinator:

Ms. Janice Woodley (jwoodley@hmc.psu.edu)

 

Contact Information:

efox1@hmc.psu.edu
531-4816

 

Prerequisites:

Third year core clerkships.

 

Maximum Number of Students:

1

 

When Offered:

All Rotations

 

Length Of Course:

1 month

 

Date/Time/Location:

Hershey.  6:00 a.m., Room C3862, BMR Building

 

Description:

This acting internship offers a broad exposure to the entire spectrum of pediatric orthopaedics with outpatient clinics in General Pediatric Orthopaedics, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Scoliosis, Muscular Dystrophy, and Limb Deficiency and Limb Length Discrepancy. The student functions as a junior house officer under faculty supervision. The student is encouraged to tailor the elective to his or her specific interests. Those interested in a surgical career will wish more operating room exposure. Those seeking residencies in pediatrics or family medicine may wish to concentrate on the outpatient clinics.

 

Additional Information:

Report To:

Orthopaedic Chief Resident